It is with deep regret that we inform you this years Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition must be cancelled. With many events culminating in a potential transition, we are required to cancel this academic year's competition (2016).

Teams are advised to carefully read the rules and send any questions to

Some important changes in the rules (implemented in last year's competition) include:

  • Teams may, but are not required to, have up to 3 members, (2 oral advocates and 1 brief writer). All team members must contribute to writing the brief. The brief writer may, but is not required to, attend the competition. Only the 2 oral advocates will be allowed to present oral arguments at the competition.
  • Teams must send 3 hard copies of their brief. This is a change from past years where 10 hard copies were required.
  • Advancement in advanced rounds shall be by single elimination. In each pairing, the team selected by the judges that exhibits the best oral advocacy will advance to the next round.
  • Advancement from preliminary rounds shall be based on each team's  win-loss record and speaker rankings.

Specific rules for the competition will be provided to the registered teams when the problem is released. Teams with questions regarding the competition rules prior to registering should contact the organizers at: